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GODAN took part in the 22nd Session of the Conference of the Parties ( COP22 ), which was held in Marrakesh, Morocco from November 7 - 18, 2016. At the high profile event, GODAN focused on continuing to increase awareness of using open data as a way to address challenges related to food security and agriculture.Read more
Welcome to the GODAN Summit 2016 Blog Series. Each week, we will post a blog written by a participant of our Summit held in New York City on September 15-16. This week's blog on "GODAN, Open Data and the Nigerian State" is written by Okeke Celestine, the lead partner of Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises Advocacy and Support Initiative (MSME-ASI).Open
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Keywords:
SMEs
Would you like to join efforts with the Land Portal in building an information and data ecosystem on land governance? Second call for expressions of interest: national or regional information and data partnerships on land The Land Portal Foundation is...Read more
The Legal Interoperability of Research Data: Principles and Implementation Guidelines have now been published in Zenodo: https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.162241 The RDA-CODATA Legal Interoperability Interest Group has studied the issues related tothe intellectual property of data: the resulting outcome is a set of...Read more
Welcome to the GODAN Summit 2016 Blog Series. Each week, we will post a blog written by a participant of our Summit held in New York City on September 15-16. This week's blog is written by Thomas Baker, an independent FAO consultant. "A Global Data Ecosystem for Agriculture and Food"...Open
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Keywords:
Open data
The US Government has released its 2017-20121 Global Food Security Strategy, which was signed by President Obama in July. The report highlights the importance of Open Data, stating: "Data are vital to sustainably reducing global hunger, malnutrition, and poverty as...Read more
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Government data
The programme for the International Conference on Metadata and Semantics Research (MTSR'16) has been published . The MTSR celebrates its 10 th anniversary and will take place at the Goettingen State and University Library in Goettingen (Germany) on November 22-25, 2016. In line with the conference’s theme “ Learning from...Open
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GODAN area:
Business creation
Keywords:
Linked data | Open data
OPEN FIELDS - GODAN Documentary Web Series - Episode 2 OPEN FIELDS is the second episode of GODAN's new documentary web series that meets individuals around the world who are on the frontline of how technology and data are reshaping...Read more
GODAN area:
Food security | Nutrition improvement | Poverty alleviation | Sustainable production
Keywords:
Civil society | Open data | Rights to data
OPEN WATER - GODAN Documentary Web Series - Episode 1 OPEN WATER is part of GODAN'S new documentary web series that meets individuals around the world who are on the front line of how technology and open data are reshaping...Read more
GODAN area:
Business creation | Food security | Poverty alleviation
Keywords:
Rights to data
As announced at the GODAN Summit, the GODAN Action project has published a global map of standards relevant to the exchange of agriculture and nutrition data. The GODAN Action partners are now calling on their network of experts to contribute...Read more
Keywords:
Linked data | Open data

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